Hope Rahul Gandhi becomes PM after Manmohan Singh: Manish Tewari

New Delhi, Jan 03 (ANI): After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's announcement that he won't seek a third term, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Friday hoped that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi becomes the prime minister after the general elections. Jan 3, 2014

Opposition takes dig at Maharashtra govt over Adarsh scam report

New Delhi/ Mumbai, Jan 03 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took a jibe at the Maharashtra government for "partially" accepting the Adarsh housing scam report and for not taking action against involved lawmakers. After intervention of Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, the provincial government of Maharashtra had accepted the report. However, it refused any action on lawmakers as no criminality was revealed. The President of BJP unit in the state, Devendra Fadnavis, said that they would challenge the decision in the High Court and ensure the involved lawmakers were brought to book. Jan 3, 2014

PM Manmohan Singh's speech Part - 4

New Delhi, Jan 03 (ANI): Ruling out third term for himself, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said that he will hand over charge to a new PM after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He further stressed that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has outstanding credentials to be nominated as his party's PM candidate, however, an announcement on the same will be made at an appropriate time. Jan 3, 2014

PM Manmohan Singh's speech Part - 5

New Delhi, Jan 03 (ANI): Ruling out third term for himself, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said that he will hand over charge to a new PM after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He further stressed that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has outstanding credentials to be nominated as his party's PM candidate, however, an announcement on the same will be made at an appropriate time. Jan 3, 2014

PM's comment on Narendra Modi laughable: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, Jan 03 (ANI): BJP President Rajnath Singh on Friday said that comments made by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on their party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi during a Press Conference was laughable. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, Singh said that despite Court giving Modi a clean chit, it’s unfortunate that PM made such comments on him. He added that PM did not speak on national security, steps to boost internal and external security during his speech Jan 3, 2014

If PM had done something in his tenure, there would not be a need for him to speak: AAP

New Delhi, Jan 3 (ANI): Reacting over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s statement that he was not a silent PM and has spoken during his tenure, AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Friday said that if PM had done something in his tenure, there would not be a need for him to speak and also added that he was silent on 2G spectrum, coal block and Robert Vadra issue. He further condemned Manmohan Singh’s statement that he will not be the next PM, Vishwas said that he forgot to add that the next PM will not be from UPA and also added that it will be a young person. Jan 3, 2014

Don't think history will be kind on PM over his 'destructive policies': AAP

New Delhi, Jan 03 (ANI): After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said that history will be kind on him and that he did everything from his side for the nation, AAP leader Prashant Bhushan disagreed on the same and said that his destructive policies won’t make him a part of good books of history. Though he agreed on PM’s comment on Narendra Modi, but further said that the nation will neither flourish under Congress. Jan 3, 2014

AA's MS Dhir elected Speaker of Delhi Assembly

New Delhi, Jan 03 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party’s MS Dhir was elected as the Speaker of the Delhi Assembly on Friday. Dhir defeated the BJP's Jagdish Mukhi with 37 votes in his favour and 32 against. He was supported by the Congress and the JD (U). Jan 3, 2014

PM Manmohan Singh's speech Part - 6

New Delhi, Jan 03 (ANI): Ruling out third term for himself, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said that he will hand over charge to a new PM after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He further stressed that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has outstanding credentials to be nominated as his party's PM candidate, however, an announcement on the same will be made at an appropriate time. Jan 3, 2014

PM Manmohan Singh's speech Part - 7

New Delhi, Jan 03 (ANI): Ruling out third term for himself, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said that he will hand over charge to a new PM after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He further stressed that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has outstanding credentials to be nominated as his party's PM candidate, however, an announcement on the same will be made at an appropriate time. Jan 3, 2014

PM Manmohan Singh's speech Part - 8

New Delhi, Jan 03 (ANI): Ruling out third term for himself, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said that he will hand over charge to a new PM after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He further stressed that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has outstanding credentials to be nominated as his party's PM candidate, however, an announcement on the same will be made at an appropriate time. Jan 3, 2014

BS Yeddyurappa back to BJP, politicos call it BJP's sham against corruption

New Delhi, Jan 03 (ANI): After Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa decided to rejoin BJP before 2014 elections, political leaders alls the same as a sham against corruption. JD (U) leader Ali Anwar said that BJP tries to portray itself as something it is not and does it just for power. Meanwhile, CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta said that this shows that BJP's fight against corruption is a sham as they accepted back 'corrupt' Yeddyurappa. Jan 3, 2014

Prime accused was let off in Adarsh housing scam: Gurudas Dasgupta

New Delhi, Jan 3 (ANI): The Maharashtra Cabinet on Thursday decided to accept the recommendations of a judicial commission's report on the Adarsh Housing Society scam, albeit partially, two weeks after rejecting it. However, the Cabinet gave clean chits to the politicians indicted in the report. Speaking on the same, CPI leader, Gurudas Dasgupta on Friday said that the prime accused was let off and the officials who have acted upon the advices of the politicians are suffering. Jan 3, 2014

Rahul Gandhi not fit to be PM: Sanjay Raut

Mumbai, Jan 03 (ANI): Reacting over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement about Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi during a press conference, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said on Friday that Rahul is not fit to be PM and the four states have voted against the Congress party. Jan 3, 2014

Politicos react on PM speech

New Delhi, Jan 3 (ANI): As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressed a press conference at the National Media Centre in central Delhi on Friday, politicos reacted on the same. CPI leader Sitaram Yechury and JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav said that most corruption scams have emerged in UPA regime. They further said that during his regime country has not moved ahead, instead has moved one step backwards. Jan 3, 2014